economics

When Doug DeMuro (10C) speaks, his down-to-earth demeanor, casual amiability and lack of pretension seem counterintuitive from a YouTuber with over 2 million subscribers. DeMuro’s optimistic character shines through when the Emory alumnus reminisces on his unconventional path from college ...

Former Emeritus Fuller E. Callaway Professor of Economics Richard Muth, a pioneer in the field of urban economics, died on April 10 at 90-years-old after battling gallbladder cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cardiovascular problems, according to his wife Helene. ...

A thriving middle class is central to how most Americans think about our country, but stagnant middle class wages and soaring economic inequality belie this self-perception. Politicians are bitterly divided over whether and how to address these problems. Lost in ...

Gregory Mankiw, former economic advisor for President George W. Bush and Mitt Romney, spoke about tackling income inequality in the United States to a nearly-full 280-seat White Hall auditorium on Friday. “One question to leave with is, what makes the ...

It’s been said before, but we’re going to say it again: legalize it. Students, professors (and potentially administrators) smoke weed. Some arguments against it are built on the perceptions and the unsubstantiated claims that it is harmful to health. Both ...

By Annie McGrew Staff Writer Diamonds may be forever, but a bigger diamond doesn’t necessarily mean a longer marriage, according to study conducted by Andrew Francis and Hugo Mialon, both associate professors of Economics at Emory. The results of their ...

In current times, any talk about the world’s economy usually conjures a sense of negativity in the mind – whether it is inflation in India, unemployment in Spain, the increasing debt on Greece or firms downsizing in the United States. ...